The Academy offers a learning platform to review promising practices on transition from the informal to the formal economy as well as to engage in constructive dialogue and debate on the future of informality. The event is an important opportunity to LEARN about the most advanced thinking around concepts and methodologies for reducing informality, to EXCHANGE information on good and bad practices, and to ADAPT lessons learnt to specific country contexts

Participants to the Academy will:

1.      Clarify the key international concepts, terminology, guiding principles and global trends related to informality and transitioning to formality; and compare to their country reality


2.      Review formalization strategies that have been successfully put in place by countries; and assess adaptability or replicability in their context


3.      Meet with their peer around the world and share experiences, good practices and lessons learned from policies that work for formalisation of  enterprises and employment in various contexts;


4.      Take part in the most advanced  debate  on informality  and the transition to formal economy by top experts


5.      Be part to the worldwide active network on Informal Economy and Decent Work 

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